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possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report" it was the centerpiece of his campaign but now president obama has to clarify suggestions from his own people that he might break his pom miss not to raise taxes on the middle class. the president is trying to raise more money for one government program that has been a big hit. an update on cash for clunkers. consumers venting over healthcare reform, and politicians are taking notice, and a secret meeting in europe to map out strategy for and increasingly bloody conflict in afghanistan. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome for washington. i'm bret baier. the white house was on spin cycle today, trying to walk back weekend comments that led some to believe that the president was waffling on his pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class. senior white house correspondent major garrett on a promise that, even for the strongest president, can turn out to be political kryptonnite. i can make a firm pledge under my plan, no family mak
right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. even though they are the minority party, republicans figure prominently in president obama's healthcare reform message today. the president signaled a growing impatience with the g.o.p. amid continued talk that frustrated democrats may try to ram through legislation however they can. here is senior white house correspondent major garrett. >> in his first appearance on a radio talk show broadcast from the white house and in a town hall later with grassroots supporters, president obama accused republicans of plotting their return to power through the graveyard of healthcare reform. >> early on, a decision was made by the republican leadership that said, look, let's not give them a victory. maybe we can have a replay of 1993, '94 when clinton came in. he failed on healthcare and then we won in the midterm elections and got the majority. later when talking to organizing for america loyalists, mr. obama said three senate loyalists may help negotiate a healthcare deal but he won't wait much longer for results. >> we don't know ye
[beeping] >> maybe put some ice on it. >> feel better, america. [ laughter ] bret: that's it for this "special report." the only place you will get the whole story. thanks for inviting us into your 1930 years ago today. now you know the news. mr. bill o'reilly is next. are you ready? bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight? >> why does the administration seem to be so thin scib skinned with regard to fox news? >> i'm not sure i agree with your question. >> jesse waters challenges bill burton's over the administration's attitude toward fox news. we have two reports on a very controversial situation. >> the interrogation of rendered people was very important to protecting america. it has, indeed, saved lived. bill: now attorney general eric holder might go after cia interrogators even though president obama says he doesn't want that we'll have the latest. >> i have had eight shots. >> bill: young women bing drinking. apparently it's a growing problem in america. >> i'm about to do a keg stand right now. bill: also, michael jackson's death is a homicide. caution, you are
insurance. he said there still listening to other options. i want to bring in bret bair. this has caused a firestorm of controversy. this poll shows 59% of americans do not want the democrats to go it alone. there are reports that they may want to go it alone. robert gibbs is going to great lengths to knock this down. >> this is all about the public and private discussions to try to shore up the base for the administration. at the town hall meeting in colorado, the president, and then kathleen sebelius, suggested that the administration might be willing to go forward with an idea that does not include the public option. by the way, that is government run health insurance. that is the plan that is included on the table. if they were going to abandon that. that sent off a firestorm of reaction from the left. now we have a lead in "the new york times" -- senior officials say they might go alonone. it is conservative democrats in the house and senate that have a real problem with the public option. in this briefing, the white house robert gibbs is trying to back away from "the new york times
but first bret baier previews "special report. " >> washington reacts to kennedy's death and what the former c.i.a. inspect inspector general is saying about dick cheney. join me at top of the hour for "special report," but now back to glenn beck. glenn: this week, we're doing a special series of shows. our theme is from a line i read a long time ago from thomas jefferson to his nephew peter carr. he said "question with boldness even the very existence of god, for if there be a god he must surely honor serious honest questions over blindfolded fear." i don't know how many answers i will give you but i will raise many questions. so far, we haven't had any, and the silence is deafening. sure, they're tearing me apart, but none of the facts. write what you learn on this show down. write these questions down, and demand answers, because it's not a my america that we're talking about here. it's all of ours -- left, right, democrat, republican. all of our freedom of speech is on the ropes, and questioning your government is not only important, it is, in a democratic republic, which i think we stil
: that part got their attention. alisyn: it did. that man joins us now live on the phone. good morning, bret. , good morning. >> bret, what had you so fired up at that town hall meeting? >> what had myself and many others fired up is what's going on with this bill and why they are pushing this bill through without even reading this thing. i'm sitting at home on my couch and talking with my family for the last couple months about what can we do about this? what can we do? there is nothing we can do but email our senators and congressman or what have you. and we decided it's time to stand up and get out to these town hall meetings. it's the only weapons we have. brian: bret, were you upset that your senator was at the table with democrats like max bachus with the senate finance committee trying to be at the table during this process and didn't walk away like senator hatch? >> no. that's not the issue that i have. i understand that you have to be in the room to know what's going on. what my problem is is that he said he would not vote for a bill or sign a bill the way it is presented right now.
. he should. bill: of course i deny it. that is ridiculous. shep smith, bret baier, myself, and many others have nothing to do with it. come on. bill: you know, hang in there. if it is right, you will get the proposal. how about our website? most importantly, that is the talking. memo on it. it is a good one tonight about how nbc news is in league with the president. oreilly@foxnews.com, oreilly@foxnews.com. name and town if you wish to go on. when writing to us, do not be a nebbish. that is it for us today. i am bill o'reilly. we hope you check it out. right a little comment to ge. keep at polite, you know? we will see you billoreilly.com premium members on the post-game show. we hope to see you next time. remember, the spin stops right here because we are definitely looking out for you. looking out for you.
. and thinks his policies are bad. but, in totality, with shepard smith coming at 7:00. with bret baire coming at 6:00, you have a presentation that's not overtly hostile to president obama. what we -- what the contention is is that we glorify the protesters. but that's bull. we just don't demean them like all the other networks do. so i'm trying to get in my mind why the obama people don't see this as a negative toward them. a fight with fox hurts them. helps our ratings, hurts their ratings. but they continue, i think, to make an issue of it. >> well, i mean, the one time during the presidency was the one interview did with john harwood. now, i know other cable networks when they hear the president say cable chatter think the president is talking about them. many think the president is talking about us. during one of his recent town meetings, he said, you know, if you go across cable and you stop your remote at a certain channel you know you hear critical things. bill: of course that's fox. >> of course that's fox. bill: ant you don't get, i quund stand and you correct me if i am wrong, you
to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. we begin tonight with more on the issue of privacy, and how the white house obtained e-mail addresses for hundreds of people who never gave them to the administration to get information on healthcare reform. senior white house correspondent major garrett tried to he get some answers thursday from the president's chief spokesman. he has the latest now on his continuing investigation. >> i would be interested to see who you got that e-mail from and whether or not they're on the list. >> well, you're asking me if they are on a list. i can't double-check without the list. >> fox news has received hundreds ofest mails who say that this letter from david axelrod landed in their in-box without them having requested any communication whatsoever from the obama white house. fox has repeatedly offered to share e-mail addresses with gibbs to find out how the recipients landed on the whiteh. gibbs has declined to respond. some recipients like lou pore that of uta are irked. >> it is not a function of the white house to get somebody's e-mail address, and do
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